This program provides general training for work in the various areas of private security, Canadian Border Services, Immigration, federal and provincial correctional services, by-law enforcement, Ministry of Transportation Enforcement Officers, Military Policing as well as other areas of policing.
This program will appeal to students who are self-disciplined, with a high moral character. They must have good written and oral communication skills and the ability to analyze and apply legal principles. Students must also be willing to work in diverse communities and have good health and fitness.
Job opportunities are very good and continue to grow with security related positions increasing in the gaming industry and in the corporate and retail sector. Entry-level positions are also available in corrections, customs operations, private investigation, bylaw enforcement and the armed forces .
Students will be required to complete 2 physical fitness courses (PFP108-Lifestyle & Management I and PFP208 - Lifestyle & Management II) which require the applicant to assess their ability to participate.
Because all law enforcement agencies have designated hiring criteria (that may include physical and medical restrictions) prospective students are expected to investigate the specific qualifications to determine their eligibility for potential employment. Students should be aware that persons with a criminal record might be precluded from employment within these areas.
For programs with Experiential Learning (Work Placement/Internship): Costs for accommodation, if needed, travel and related expenses is at the student's own expense. It is recommended for most programs, that students have access to a laptop or desktop computer while away from home during experiential learning periods.